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FIFA’s New Administrator Faces Challenges and Old Biases

FIFA’s New Administrator Faces Challenges and Old Biases

By Paula Dupraz-Dobias — Four months after her appointment as FIFA’s new secretary general, Senegalese Fatma Samoura – the organization’s first woman and first African in that position – faces many challenges to reform the image of the international football body. After investigations by US and Swiss authorities into corruption […]

Peru Takes Two Gold at Pan Am Games

Peru Takes Two Gold at Pan Am Games

After the closing ceremonies at the Pan American Games in Toronto later today, Peru’s athletes will be coming home with 10 medals.   Today, Peruvians are competing in wakeboard, the women’s 5K, and the men’s long jump and 10K, while yesterday they competed competed in table-tennis, waterski, boxing, tae kwon do, […]

Elias Wins Silver at Pan American Games

Elias Wins Silver at Pan American Games

Peruvian squash player Diego Elías took the silver medal in the men’s single finals on Sunday, at the Pan American games being held in Toronto. The 18-year-old, who carried the Peruvian flag in the opening ceremony festivities, played a tough game in the final against the event’s favorite, Miguel Rodriguez […]

Chile Defeats Peru in Copa America Semi-Final

Chile Defeats Peru in Copa America Semi-Final

Peru exited the Copa America soccer tournament on Monday after an unexpected run, defeated by long-time rivals Chile in the semi-finals. With a man short for much of the 90 minutes, Peru lost two-one to host country Chile at the National Stadium in Santiago. Chile will now go on to face […]